333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Public Records Requests


Public records requests are coordinated through the Office of the City Clerk. Please include the following information in your public records request:

  • Name, address, e-mail and contact information;
  • A description of the public record you are requesting, with adequate detail to locate the document(s);
  • How you would like to receive the records (mail, pick-up, inspection or e-mail).


Requests for City of Puyallup Public Records should be submitted to the City Clerk's office using one of the following methods. We recommend using the online portal as it is the most efficient method to submit a request.

In Person

By Mail

By Fax

Online Portal

City Clerk’s Office
City Hall, 4th Floor
333 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA
253-841-5480

City of Puyallup
City Clerk’s Office
333 S. Meridian
Puyallup, WA 98371

253-770-3352

Public Records Request

Costs for Public Records

There is no fee for the inspection of public records; however, any copies requested will be charged as follows:

  • Black & white copies - $.15 per page
  • Mailing - Actual cost of postage and shipping container
  • Other Media - Actual cost of reproduction


The inspection and copying of records is done by appointment during normal business hours. Requestors will not remove documents from the viewing area or disassemble or alter any documents. The requestor will indicate which documents he or she wishes the city to copy.

For more information contact the City Clerk at 253-841-5480 or by email at mwinter@ci.puyallup.wa.us

Some Records are Exempt from Disclosure

The Public Records Act and other statutes list certain types of documents that are exempt from public inspection and copying (RCW 42.56).  The City of Puyallup will NOT disclose lists of individuals for commercial purposes.  If only a portion of a documents is exempt from disclosure, the City Clerk or designee will redact the exempt portion(s) before providing the documents.